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The leading English language newspaper in Ukraine. Online edition.

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Practical Info about Ukraine

This section provides travelers and expats with useful reference information about Ukraine.

General info:

  Ukraine: a quick reference for beginners
  Ukraine fact sheet with information about the country
  Map of Ukraine and links to city and regional maps
  Nature and climate of Ukraine
  Languages spoken in Ukraine
  Adopting Ukrainian children
See also the Life & Society section for more articles and the TryUkraine Blog for discussion of life in Ukraine

Travel info:

  Frequently asked questions about Ukraine
  Getting a Ukrainian visa
  What to expect when crossing the border
  Money issues for travel to Ukraine
  Handling your documents while in Ukraine
  Accommodation guide with information on hotels, hostels, and short and long-term apartment rental
  Common gripes about Ukraine
See also the Travel Guide section for info on specific travel destinations

Once in Ukraine:

  Ukraine transportation guide with detailed information about trains, flights, buses, and public transportation
  Map with current weather conditions and forecasts
  Passport registration requirement and procedure
  Ensuring your safety in Ukraine
  Driving in Ukraine
  Setting up cell phone and Internet service
  International schools for expat children
  Cycling guide for independent travel
See also the Work & Business and Study sections for opportunities for foreigners in Ukraine, as well as the TryUkraine Blog

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